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  Course Details
The SASC New Report Formats for Pre and Post-16. Moving forwards: new developments in diagnostic reporting - On-line Version
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address

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  Contact Details
Provider: Patoss
Course Manager: Mrs Sheila Rostill
Telephone: 0330 135 7030
Email: srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org
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Website: www.patoss-dyslexia.org
  Event Details
Dates: 02/03/2020 - 02/03/2021
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 163.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15798-020320-OL
   Audience Restriction
Members £163, non-members £198
   Course Summary
This on-line training is presented as a ‘fly-on-the-wall’ video of a ’live’ 5 hour session with all relevant resources. It is intended for specialist teacher assessors/psychologists already qualified in conducting diagnostic assessments wishing to explore the SASC new report formats for Pre and Post-16 age groups. Participants will have access to the course for 2 weeks from their course activation date.
   Course Detail
It is suitable for professionals working across all age ranges bearing in mind that, following recent guidance from the DfE, reports written by assessors holding an APC/HCPC registration at any stage have the potential to support Disabled Student's Allowance applications at any time in the future.

This course is intended to support specialist teacher assessors/psychologists in their use of the SASC New Report Formats for Pre and Post-16. The new formats provide an opportunity for assessors to review and develop their diagnostic assessment report writing skills.

Understanding and working successfully with the new report format will enable assessors to produce reliable, accessible and useful assessment reports. The course will review the psychometric principles underpinning statistical analysis and the compilation of quantitative information, as well as the role of qualitative analysis and observations to support the diagnostic decision. Guidance will be given on how assessors might synthesise the range of evidence gathered as well as present succinct and clear comment.

This training course is delivered as a 'fly on the wall' recording of our full-day session. 
   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
  • Support
  • Assessment centers
   Pre-requisites
  • Delegates are expected to be qualified to conduct full diagnostic assessments and be familiar with key underlying principles, assessment procedures and up to date tests. if available, delegates are asked to have a coy of the WRIT Manual with them to refer to during the course.
   Learning Outcomes
  • Explored best practice with regard to the new report format and test selection
  • Reviewed current guidelines with regard to statistical analysis and the reporting of quantitative information in an accessible way
  • Appreciated the role of qualitative information to inform the diagnostic decision
  • Considered how best to communicate technical information to the non-specialist